Dr. Timothy Rutzou conducted an interview with Professor Margaret Archer (Sociology, University of Warwick) after the Causal Powers and Social Sciences Conference. In this interview, Archer discusses how she developed the morphogenetic approach as a critique of... read more
As Project Manager, I’ve been immersed in the literature surrounding critical realism from different perspectives and a variety of disciplines. Building off Dr. Margarita Mooney’s blog post on 5 Great Articles Using Critical Realism in Social Science Research, I’ve... read more
Margarita Mooney first published this blog entry on Patheos on April 29, 2016. As part of my interest in using critical realism to teach sociological research methods, I drafted the following syllabus ideas. Although I haven’t yet taught this class, I’m sharing it... read more
Margarita Mooney first published this blog entry on Patheos on April 17, 2016. This is the third of three blogs in which I list 23 readings we could use to teach about the methodological implications of CR. Don’t forget to register for my webinar in CR & Research... read more
Margarita Mooney first published this blog entry on Patheos on April 17, 2016 In preparation for my upcoming webinar on CR & Research Methods on April 28, 2016, at 12 noon EDT, I wrote a recent blog post about my five favorite books on showing why critical realism... read more
The goal of the Critical Realism Network is to create a community of scholars and educators with the aim of fostering a dialogue about the direction of contemporary social theory and research and the potential impact of critical realism.